Dade Commission To Take Up Oversight Panel For Jackson Improvement FundsMiami-Dade commissioners will take up a proposal to create a citizens’ panel to oversee $830 million in public money to upgrade Jackson Health System.
Miami-Dade Commissioners Vote For Taxi Reforms If you have taken a cab in Miami-Dade county chances are you had to pay the fare with cash. Wednesday afternoon that may change. Miami-Dade commissioners will vote on sweeping changes that could change even the cars that are picking you up.
Miami-Dade Homeless Trust Wants Your Input The Miami-Dade Homeless Trust is asking for the public's input on new strategies and initiatives they plan to adopt in order to implement the county's master homeless plan.
M-D Commission Approves Soccer Stadium LegislationThe Miami-Dade County Commission approved legislation Tuesday that allows Mayor Carlos Gimenez to identify possible stadium locations and begin negotiations with private developers of a stadium.
Gimenez Veto Sustained; Pay Impasse Remains With Labor UnionsThe Miami-Dade County Commission met for the final time in 2013 and commissioners came up one vote shy of overriding Mayor Carlos Gimenez's veto of a program to end a forced contribution to health care costs.
Miami-Dade Commission Approve $6.3B County BudgetMiami-Dade County commissioners have approved a $6.3 billion budget for 2013-14.
Dade Commission Votes To Stiffen Penalties For "Trunking" In a unanimous vote, the Miami-Dade Commission voted to stiffen penalties for a form of dog fighting known as ‘trunking’.
Mayor Gimenez Calls Tax Increase Proposal A "Misstep"Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”
County Commission Declares July 16th As Al Sunshine DayFormer longtime CBS4 investigative and consumer reporter Al Sunshine received a proclamation Tuesday morning by the Board of Miami-Dade County Commissioners.
Commission OK's Pedestrian Bridge To Span U.S. 1 At UMUniversity of Miami students are going to be able to go out for pizza - without risking their lives. Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday greenlighted a plan to build a pedestrian walkway over a piece of South Dixie highway, where over the years eight UM students have been injured or killed trying to cross the street.
Miami-Dade Commission Defers Vote On Pet TrustMiami-Dade commissioners have put off voting on a popular initiative to reduce the county's animal overpopulation. The commission was scheduled to vote on a so-called Pet Trust on Tuesday but during their meeting deferred the item until June 18th.
Rate Hikes May Be Needed To Fix Miami-Dade's Crumbling Sewage SystemIt's the one thing commissioners have been avoiding for over a decade; Miami-Dade's crumbling sewage system. Thursday, under the pressure of a federal lawsuit commissioners began to take action, perhaps a minute or years really too late.
Dade Commission Approves Free Parking For Jury DutyMiami-Dade residents who do their civic duty won’t have to pay for parking.
M-D Commission Approves Fins Stadium DealThe Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.
Devil Is In The Details Of Stadium DealMiami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.